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Obama: I Don’t Care if Debt Battle ‘Brings Down My Presidency’

July 14, 2011 Leave a comment

Obama is also said to have told Republicans that no other president – “not Ronald Reagan” – would have sat through such long negotiations with them.

“He shoved back and said ‘I’ll see you tomorrow,’ and walked out,” Cantor said after the meeting.

As he left, Obama complained that Republicans are “focused on positioning and political posturing,” rather than trying to find an answer to the debt crisis.

The two sides are due to meet again on Thursday afternoon, just 19 days before the Treasury’s Aug. 2 deadline for increasing the $14.3 trillion limit.

It will be the fifth day in a row that the president has led talks that have included the leaders of both parties in the House and Senate.

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